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Library Fellowships Program


Three Dartmouth Library fellowships provide a terrific opportunity for graduates to explore different careers in libraries and gain practical experience. These are one year, full-time paid positions ($20/hour for 37.5 hours/week) with benefits (the Fellowship award amount includes salary, benefits, and professional development). Applications are due April 3, 2023, for first consideration. Apply to one, two, or all three!

These fellowships are open to recent Dartmouth graduates. Please note: Candidates must have completed their Dartmouth degree (graduate or undergraduate) before July 1, 2023.

Compensation, Benefits, and Tenure:
These are one-year, full-time paid fellowships with Dartmouth benefits. The term of employment is July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024. The positions will each be paid $20/hour for 37.5 hours/week.

Edward Connery Lathem '51 Digital Library Fellowship
The Edward Connery Lathem '51 Digital Library Fellowship provides an opportunity for a graduating student or recent graduate of Dartmouth to spend a year learning about and contributing to new directions in the open dissemination of digital materials resulting from Dartmouth’s scholarship, research, and educational activities. The Fellowship is tailored to the individual interests of the Digital Fellow in support of Digital by Dartmouth Library, the Scholarly Communication Program, the Research Data Management Program, and the Library's web team. The Fellow is encouraged to develop independent projects that further these missions.

The Fellowship offers opportunities for knowledge and experience with:
  • Digital publishing, including copyright and metadata
  • Digital humanities projects
  • Developing digital collections
  • Research data management in a variety of disciplines
  • Library web development and user experience projects
  • Teaching and marketing about digital initiatives
  • Collaborating on projects with other Fellows and staff across the Dartmouth Library
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, comfort with information technology, and an enthusiasm for learning new tools and concepts are essential. Creative thinking, grace in handling multiple projects, and a sense of humor are welcomed!

Jones Memorial Digital Media Fellowship
The Jones Memorial Digital Media Fellowship provides an opportunity for a graduating student or recent graduate of Dartmouth College to spend a year learning digital media technology as applied to the academic curriculum and careers in librarianship. The fellowship may be tailored to the individual interests of the candidate where their skills support the mission of the Jones Media Center. Successful applicants will be highly motivated and innovative individuals, with strong academic records and an interest and aptitude for working with digital media hardware and software. Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills and an enthusiasm for helping students, faculty and other library patrons use new technology are essential.

  • Develop skills using digital media hardware and software
  • Produce multimedia exhibits and promotional materials
  • Assist students, faculty, staff and alumni with their multimedia projects
  • Learn about media preservation and restoration
  • Teach workshops on digital media software applications
  • Gain experience with library collections, systems and services

Edward Connery Lathem '51 Special Collections Fellowship
The Edward Connery Lathem '51 Special Collections Fellowship provides recent Dartmouth graduates with an opportunity to explore through practical hands-on experience a wide variety of core skills related to careers in special collections, archives, and heritage institutions.

Examples include:
  • Working on a year-long project or series of long-term projects focused on the priorities of Rauner Special Collections Library with consideration for the professional and personal interests of the Fellow
  • Evaluating, organizing, and describing digital and physical collections for the purpose of public access
  • Assisting researchers with their questions about the collections, both during regular desk shifts in the reading room and via e-mail responses to remote inquiries
  • Learning how to develop lesson plans and to teach effectively with primary sources
  • Curating exhibits and generating social media content
  • Serving on library committees and working groups, according to personal interest and library needs
Successful applicants will be highly motivated individuals with an interest in working with libraries, archives, or museums. Intellectual curiosity and strong interpersonal and communication skills are the most important qualifications for this position.

Begin Accepting Applications Date:
Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
4/10/2023 11:59 PM